(Sept. 7, 2017) This is the last Weekly of 2017, so I thought it would be nice to look back at the season that was. Since SpeedWeekend is still fresh in our minds, I’ll focus on the “regular season”. Yes we had a lot of rain that cancelled some events and forced us to use rain-dates on other occasions, but we saw some phenomenal racing and several drivers recorded huge wins. Continue reading
(Sept. 3, 2017) SpeedWeekend 2017 provided us with some special memories and exciting racing. It was the last event of the year on the Speedway 660 racing schedule. So this is our last photo album of the year. We hope you enjoy it. Continue reading
(Sept. 3, 2017) Cassius Clark won the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 on Sunday night to cap off SpeedWeekend and bring the racing season at Speedway 660 to a close. The driver from Farmington, Maine took the lead on lap 180 and never looked back. It was Clark’s second victory in three years and third over-all in Atlantic Canada’s biggest race of the season. Ashton Tucker finished second, while Lonnie Sommerville drove home third.
“Winning this race is the highlight of our season and going to victory lane for third time in the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 is one of the biggest accomplishments of my racing career” said Clark from the Riverview Ford Victory Lane. “We saved our best set of tires for our pit stop because we wanted to have a strong second half and that strategy is really what won us this year’s race.”Andy Fox, from McLaughlin Roof Trusses, presents Cassius Clark with the winner’s cheque for the 2017 Pro Stock 250.
Johnny Clark and Lonnie Sommerville each led several laps in the first half of the race before Cassius Clark came to the front. Johnny Clark won the Modern Electric $1000.00 half way challenge, while Ashton Tucker won the Riverview Ford Tough Hard Charger Award and the Jordan Gahan Memorial Award, each worth $500.00. Ryan Messer, Lonnie Sommerville, Ben Rowe and Johnny Clark won the McLaughlin Roof Trusses qualifying heat races.
“Two feature wins in the RE/MAX Group Four Realty Pro Stock division, second place in the Pro Stock points and podium finishes in both the Best of the Best 150 and the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250 caps off a great season for this race team and I couldn’t be prouder of what we did in 2017” said Tucker. “I’m not really looking forward to parking the car and heading back to school for Grade Eleven, but that’s what I’ve got to do this week.”Ashton Tucker finished off a tremendous season with an outstanding second place finish in the McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250.
Matt Crocker capped off a great season by winning the Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters, Millwrights and Allied Workers Street Stock 50. James Matchett and Shawn Hyslop finished second and third, while Chuck Mercer and Hyslop won the heat races.
Sam Rogers capped off a brilliant SpeedWeekend by winning the Tim’s Corner Motorsports Bandolero Blast on Sunday afternoon. Josh Langille and Austin MacDonald were second and third. Rogers and MacDonald also won the Bando heat races.
Ian Rasmussen won the Fredericton Mitsubishi Sharp Shooter 40 over Rob Poirier and Tim Webster. Tyler Crocker and Neil Miousee won the Sharp Shooter heat races.
SpeedWeekend wraps up the 2017 Speedway 660 racing season. Racing resumes in mid-May with the Riverview Ford 2018 Season Opener.
Official Finish – 17th Annual McLaughlin Roof Trusses Pro Stock 250
|1||13||Cassius Clark||Farmington, ME||250|
|2||32||Ashton Tucker||Lyttleton, NB||250|
|3||2||Lonnie Sommerville||Barnesville, NB||250|
|4||8||Ben Rowe||Turner, ME||250|
|5||48||Dave O’Blenis||Boundary Creek, NB||250|
|6||54||Johnny Clark||Hallowell, ME||250|
|7||10S||Devin Snell||Saint John, NB||250|
|8||52||Dustin Tucker||Fredericton, NB||250|
|9||29||Greg Fahey||St. Stephen, NB||250|
|10||28||Kirk Thibeau||Fort Fairfield, ME||250|
|11||1||Ryan Messer||Harvey, NB||249|
|12||42R||Kyle Reid||Fort McMurray, AB||249|
|13||88||Kevin Moore||Fredericton, NB||249|
|14||81||Ian Rasmussen||New Denmark, NB||248|
|15||97D||Chris Duncan||Rothesay, NB||247|
|16||91||Dylan Gosbee||Cornwall, PE||246|
|17||10||Brady Creamer||Miramichi, NB||242|
|18||87||Matt Harris||Fredericton Jct., NB||211|
|19||O8||Nicholas Naugle||Dartmouth, NS||181|
|20||67||Dylan Blenkhorn||Truro, NS||151|
|21||26||Brent Roy||Hanwell, NB||147|
|22||33||Andrew McKay||Quispamsis, NB||142|
|23||97||John Flemming||Halifax, NS||92|
|24||42||Matt Rodgers||Smithtown, NB||66|
|25||9||Derek Christie||Fredericton, NB||61|
|26||32S||Sarah McKay||Quispamsis, NB||45|
|27||29T||Robert Tomlinson||Arthurette, NB||5|
|28||28||Shawn Warren||Waasis, NB||3|
1. Ryan Messer (Harvey, NB), 2. Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME), 3. Dylan Blenkhorn, 4. Dave O’Blenis (Boundary Creek, NB), 5. Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, ), 6. Brady Creamer (Miramichi, NB), 7. Andrew McKay,
1. Lonnie Sommerville (Saint John, NB), 2. Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS), 3. Matt Harris (Fredericton Jct., NB), 4. Sarah McKay (Quispamsis, ), 5. Kirk Thibeau (Presque Isle, ME), 6. Shawn Warren (Waasis, NB), 7. Robert Tomlinson (Arthurette, NB),
1. Johnny Clark, 2. Brent Roy (Hanwell, NB), 3. Matt Rodgers (Smithtown, NB), 4. Chris Duncan (Hampton, NB), 5. Devin Snell (Saint John, ), 6. Derek Christie (Fredericton, NB), 7. Dustin Tucker (Fredericton, NB),
1. Ben Rowe (Beechridge, ME), 2. Kyle Reid (Fort McMurray, ), 3. Greg Fahey (St. Stephen, NB), 4. Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB), 5. Kevin Moore (Fredericton, NB), 6. John Flemming (Williamswood, NS), 7. Ian Rasmussen,
1. Ian Rasmussen, 2. Rob Poirier, 3. Tim Webster, 4. Neil Miousse, 5. Kyle Boudreau, 6. Matt Lloyd, 7. Grey Owl, 8. Tyler Crocker, 9. Matt Martin, 10. Allison Hall, 11. Jon Gahan, 12. BJ Gillespie, 13. Tristen Haris, 14. Kyle MacKinnon, 15. Steve Roberson, 16. Chris Garnett (Saint John, NB), 17. Scott Kennie,
1. Tyler Crocker, 2. Ian Rasmussen, 3. Tim Webster, 4. Matt Lloyd, 5. Grey Owl, 6. Jon Gahan, 7. Tristen Haris, 8. Chris Garnett (Saint John, NB),
1. Neil Miousse (Fredericton, NB), 2. Kyle Boudreau, 3. Matt Martin, 4. Rob Poirier, 5. BJ Gillespie, 6. Kyle MacKinnon, 7. Allison Hall, 8. Scott Kennie, 9. Steve Roberson,
1. Sam Rogers, 2. Josh Langille, 3. Austin MacDonald, 4. Nathan Langille, 5. Colton Noble, 6. Koven Lewis, 7. Michael Cormier (Moncton, NB), 8. Owen Groves, 9. Evan Lane, 10. Dawson Noble,
1. Sam Rogers, 2. Michael Cormier (Moncton, NB), 3. Colton Noble, 4. Evan Lane, 5. Dawson Noble,
1. Austin MacDonald, 2. Josh Langille, 3. Koven Lewis, 4. Nathan Langille, 5. Owen Groves,
1. Matt Crocker (Fredericton, NB), 2. James Matchett, 3. Shawn Hyslop, 4. Luc McLaughlin (Geary, NB), 5. Courtney Barton (Minto, NB), 6. Roger Slocum (Chipman, NB), 7. Nick Cudmore, 8. Micheal Cormier, 9. Eric Matthews, 10. Chuck Mercer, 11. Riley Goodwin, 12. Benji Ruff (Carlow, NB), 13. Karl Schaefer, 14. Gary Wade (Hampton, ), 15. Destiny Enkel (Saint John, NB), 16. Bill Storey, 17. Justin Cole (Harvey , NB), 18. Kyle MacKinnon, 19. Rick Cashol (Saint John, NB), 20. Justin Munn,
1. Chuck Mercer, 2. Roger Slocum (Chipman, NB), 3. Destiny Enkel (Saint John, NB), 4. Matt Crocker (Fredericton, NB), 5. James Matchett, 6. Justin Cole (Harvey , NB), 7. Nick Cudmore, 8. Karl Schaefer, 9. Kyle MacKinnon, 10. Justin Munn,
1. Shawn Hyslop, 2. Riley Goodwin, 3. Luc McLaughlin (Geary, NB), 4. Bill Storey, 5. Eric Matthews, 6. Micheal Cormier, 7. Benji Ruff (Carlow, NB), 8. Gary Wade (Hampton, ), 9. Rick Cashol (Saint John, NB), 10. Courtney Barton (Minto, NB),
(Sept. 2, 2017)Dave O’Blenis won the Martin’s Home Heating Sportsman 150 on SpeedWeekend Saturday night at Speedway 660. O’Blenis claimed the $5000.00 first place money in the richest Sportsman race of the season in Atlantic Canada. Drew Greenlaw finished second, while John Rankin came home third. Continue reading
(Aug. 31, 2017) Atlantic Canada’s most anticipated stock car racing event of the season runs from Friday to Sunday at Speedway 660 near Geary, New Brunswick. SpeedWeekend 2017 will showcase the best Pro Stock and Sportsman drivers in eastern North America. Five other classes, including three regional racing tours, are also on the schedule. Continue reading
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Maritime League of Legends Geared for Geary Appearance Saturday
(SACKVILLE, NB) August 30th, 2017 – The Maritime League of Legends Tour will conclude a five race stretch with a stop at Speedway 660 this Saturday night, September 2nd, for the A.L. Gullison DKI 50 presented by Ideal Equipment. This is the eighth event on the 2017 calendar and is the penultimate event on the season for the Maritime League of Legends Tour. The race is a part of the opening night of stock car racing action on SpeedWeekend 2017. Racing begins at the Geary, New Brunswick oval on Saturday at 6:30pm.
(Aug. 29, 2017) The Americans have won the last three McLaughlin Roof Trusses 250’s at Speedway 660. They’ll be back for SpeedWeekend with plans to take the big bucks south of the border for the fourth straight year. One American, who hasn’t won our race, would love to make it happen this weekend. Ben Rowe, a four-time Pro All Star Series champ and two-time Oxford 250 winner, wants to win this race badly. Continue reading
(Aug. 28, 2017) Most people, who come to the 660 web site, are looking forward to the biggest and most exciting racing event of the year. But some of you have never been to SpeedWeekend and likely want to know what all the fuss is about. So in this edition of the “Weekly” I’ll attempt to put into words what you’ll see, hear and experience and why everyone gets all fired-up about SpeedWeekend. Continue reading
(Aug. 27, 2017) The countdown to SpeedWeekend is on and in just a few days the biggest event on Atlantic Canada’s racing calendar will be here. Everyone looks forward to SpeedWeekend all season long and every race team, local and visiting, hopes to have success. We caught up with a few drivers who told us what SpeedWeekend means to them. Continue reading
(Aug. 25, 2017) SpeedWeekend is a week away and race teams and fans are getting ready to descend on Speedway 660 in Geary, New Brunswick. The richest weekend of stock car racing in Atlantic Canada has a purse of more than $110,000. More contingency awards are being added and new marketing partners are stepping up to be a part of SpeedWeekend 2017. Continue reading